Grant Program Allocates More Than $200k to Provide Twenty-Six Courses for Internal Advancement and Skill Development

The grant program, administered by Commonwealth Corporation, will provide valuable skills training to more than 200 Caring Associates. The purposefully crafted course roster will benefit associates in all company areas and continue advancing their skill sets while bolstering Columbia Tech’s competitiveness in delivering time-to-market engineering, manufacturing, and global fulfillment services.

“Our Caring Associates are the heart and soul of our organization and the driving force behind the exceptional, personalized experiences that are the cornerstone of our business,” said Coghlin Companies President and CEO, Chris Coghlin. “We are committed to cultivating and retaining the most talented team imaginable while always offering opportunities for growth and development, and this grant directly contributes to that goal. This is a win for our Caring Associates, our company, and our customers.”

The twenty-six specialized courses will cover topics including data analytics, design for manufacturing and assembly (DFM&A), the KanBan pull system, leadership skills, effective problem-solving techniques, work documentation, and more.

Columbia Tech is committed to fostering an environment that prioritizes growth and development among Caring Associates through collaboration, transparent communication, innovation, and respect. They work diligently to build a culture where each Caring Associate is empowered to reach their highest potential while making meaningful contributions towards achieving the company’s objectives.